Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases


Medical News

Will the When-to-Start Discussion Finally End? Free

Results from the START study, released early, support offering ART to all HIV-infected people, regardless of CD4-cell count.

Drug Watch / Vaccine Watch

FDA Approves Isavuconazonium (Cresemba)

Isavuconazonium is noninferior to voriconazole for invasive aspergillosis and has efficacy for invasive mucormycosis.

HIV and ID Observations Blog

Alex Rodriguez’ Story Reminds Me of a Case of Scientific Misconduct — Until It Doesn’t Free

A-Rod was caught using steroids to boost performance and lying about it, but he has been able to rebuild his reputation with fans. In the latest HIV and ID Observations blog post, Dr. Paul Sax asks whether we would be so forgiving of such behavior in academic medicine.

Guideline Watch

New Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines Issued by the CDC

Released by the CDC nearly 2 years after consultation with experts in the field, these guidelines update the previous version, issued in 2010.